LaNelle LaFayette


LaNelle LaFayette, 89, of Jacksonville, Ala., passed away Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, at the Jacksonville Health and Rehabilitation in Jacksonville.

The family will receive friends Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, from 1 until 2 p.m. at the Jacksonville First Baptist Church in Jacksonville.

Funeral services will be Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, at 2 p.m. at Jacksonville First Baptist Church. Derek Staples will officiate. Burial will be at Walker Memory Gardens in Jasper.

LaFayette was preceded in death by her husband, Newell E. LaFayette; parents, Fletcher M Hudson and Thelma Hudson; brother, F.M. Hudson; and sister, Silvia Creel.

She is survived by her sons, Eric LaFayette (Melissa) of Jacksonville and Mark LaFayette (Dorene) of Sylacauga; grandchildren, Lindsay, Carmen, Joshua (Lou), Hudson, Sarah, Derik, Evan, and Brittney (Scott); six great-grandchildren; sisters, Deloris Robbins and Linda Pepe; and sister-in-law, Ettawease L. Stephenson.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Jacksonville First Baptist Church of Jacksonville, 230 7th St. NE, Jacksonville, AL 36265.

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Kilgore-Green Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-9503